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    Stamford’s Avon hosts ‘Building the American Dream’ screening

    Stamford Advocate STAMFORD — The Avon Theatre in Stamford is hosting a Documentary Night screening of “Building the American Dream,” Thursday, Sept. 12. Co-presented by Building One Community, the event will include a post-film Q&A with producer Mario Troncoso and attorneys Andrew D. Schau and Doug Penn. Read full article
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    Local, state advocates condemn new immigration policy

    Stamford Advocate By Tatiana Flowers GREENWICH — Local agencies serving immigrants say a new rule announced by the Trump administration misrepresents immigrants and will make it harder for them to find security and fully contribute to society. Although President Donald Trump has long campaigned on a promise to crack down on illegal immigration, the new…
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    Together We Stand rally voices support for immigrant community in Stamford

    News 12 Connecticut STAMFORD — Residents gathered in Stamford Monday night to rally around the immigrant community. Together We Stand was organized as a reaction to the mass shooting in El Paso and other events that organizers say have left people living in fear. They wanted a large demonstration of unity and a chance for…
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    In Stamford — city, state leaders pledge support, safety to immigrant community

    Stamford Advocate By Humberto J Rocha STAMFORD — Carla Esquivel, who came from Guatemala 20 years ago, knows what it’s like to feel like a stranger. But what she feels in 2019 is something new, a continual state of fear, especially in the wake of the El Paso shooting last weekend where 22 people were…
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    Stamford organizations plan multiple events to address gun violence

    Stamford Advocate By Sophia Vaughan STAMFORD — It’s a sign of the times that the Vigil for School Safety and an End to Gun Violence set for this Sunday was first planned four months ago, before 34 people were killed in three separate mass shootings over the past two weeks in Gilroy, El Paso and…
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    Training Program for Immigrants Helping to Solve Home Care’s Workforce Problem

    Home Healthcare News By Joyce Famakinwa In-home care organizations continue to look for new and innovative ways to combat the increasingly dire workforce shortage. One program is trying to solve the industry-wide pain point by helping immigrant students become home health caregivers through specialized training. Read full article
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